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Taste of Vietnam

Taste of Vietnam

Price:

646 USD

Time:

7 days 6 nights

Departure:

Ha Noi

Transport:

Bus

Hotel:

3 star Booking

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival (Saigon) (D)
Our guide will stand at the exit gate of Tan Son Nhat airport with a sign of your name to welcome you then transfer to your hotel in centre of Sai Gon. We embark on an orientation city tour Saigon including: The Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Post Office and Remnant War Museum. Enjoy welcome dinner on floating restaurant on Sai Gon River. Back to your Hotel.
Overnight in Sai Gon.

Day 2: Sai Gon - Mekong Delta - My Tho (B, L, -)
Breakfast at Hotel. 8:00 am Pick up from your proposed Hotel in Sai Gon centre. You’ll take a short scenic bus trip to My Tho city where boat will bring you to some islands on the Mekong River to see scenery villages. Seeing the fish port, coco handicraft shops. Enjoying tropical fruit, southerners’ traditional music and coconut candies. Taking rowing boats in a jungle. Cruising in another small canal to see the bee-keeping family and enjoy natural honey tea, honey wine…You have enough time to see the daily life of the local people. Returning to My Tho. Relax at the small beautiful bonsai garden. Arrive in Sai Gon at 6:00 pm. Drop off at your Hotel. Dinner on guest account.
Overnight in Sai Gon.

Day 3: Sai Gon - Cu Chi Tunnels - Hue (B, L, -) Domestic flight

Breakfast at Hotel. 8:00 am Pick up at your Hotel then heading to Hoc Mon District to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, which is 70 kilometers North West of down town Ho Chi Minh City. The Cu Chi Tunnel system had been created long time back, from 1948 to assist Viet Minh in the combat with French. And it was continuing built over 25 years later. It was an underground city with living areas, kitchens, storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers. In places, it was housed up to 10,000 people who virtually lived underground for years.... getting married, giving birth. During the American War the entire area of Cu Chi was designated a free fire zone and was heavily bombarded. From 1988, two sections of tunnels have been open for visitors. Back to Sai Gon for lunch.
After lunch you are free for shopping till transfer to the airport for flight to Hue on the VN 254 (17:00 - 18:20). Upon your arrival in Hue airport, pick up then transfer to your Hotel for check in. Dinner on guest account.
Overnight in Hue.

Day 4: Hue City Tour - Hanoi (B, L, -) Domestic flight
Breakfast at Hotel. 8:00 am Pick up from your hotel then take a full day to discover Hue: visit Emperor Minh Mang; Emperor Khai Dinh; Emperor Tu Duc’s Mausoleums and Vong Canh Hill. Stop on the way to see how conical hats and incense sticks are made. Lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, visit Imperial capital during Nguyen Dynasty, the seven - storey Thien Mu Pagoda on the riverbank. Return by boat on the gentle Perfume River. Tour ends at your hotel around 5:00 pm. Free at leisure till transfer to the airport for flight to Hanoi on the VN 246 (21:20 - 22:30).
Upon your arrival in Hanoi, pick up and transfer to hotel for check in. Dinner on guest account.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 5: Hanoi City Tour - Water Puppet Show (B, L, -)
Breakfast at Hotel. 8:00 am Departure for full day Hanoi city tour. Heading to visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda, founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi. Continue to visit the Quan Thanh Temple (Taoist, dating from the Ly Dynasty) or Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda on West lake (One of the oldest in Vietnam). Lunch at restaurant.
After lunch proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum, continue to visit the Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam - Vietnam’s first university constructed in 1070, its gardens and well-preserved architecture offers a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past. Enjoy traditional Vietnamese water puppet show in the evening. Drop off at your Hotel. Dinner on guest account.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 6: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (B, L, -)
Breakfast at Hotel. 8:00 am Pick up from your hotel. Enjoy the interesting 3.5 hour drive to Ha Long city. Stop on the way for refreshment.
11:30 am Arrive in Ha Long tourist wharf. Then take a private boat trip about 4hrs journey. Lunch served on board. Cruise through the emerald waters between the limestone outcrops and long corridors, visit THIEN CUNG cave (the cave of the heavenly palace - famous for its stalagmites and stalactites) the cave has only opened to the public since 1998. A short way visit the newly discovered DAU GO grotto (wooden stake cave-where in 1288 one of Vietnamese most famous Generals Tran Hung Dao amassed hundreds of stakes deep inside the cave prior to a battle with an invading Mongol army). Back to Ha Long tourist wharf where your minibus will be waiting for you then return to Hanoi.
8:00 pm Arrive in Hanoi. Drop off at your Hotel. Dinner on guest account.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 7: Hanoi Departure (B)
Have breakfast at Hotel. Free at leisure till transfer to the airport for flight onward.
Tour ends.

- Accommodation in Tour -

City

Option 3* Option 4* Option 5*
Sai Gon  Elios,
Liberty Central,
Bong Sen Hotel or equivalent
Kim Do Hotel,  Royal Hotel,  Rex Hotel, Grand Hotel or equivalent Sheraton Hotel, Majestic Hotel,
New World Hotel or equivalent
Hue Hue Queen Hotel, Hue Smile,
Heritage Hotel or equivalent
Saigon Morin Hotel or equivalent Imperial Hotel, Celadon Hotel or equivalent
Hanoi Le Foyer hotel; Hanoi Sky hotel; Marigold hotel, Boss Hanoi hotel; Golden Rice hotel; May De Villa Old Quarter; Hanoi Boutique 1 hotel or equivalent Maison’ D Hanoi hotel; Prestige hotel; Sunway hotel Melia hotel; Sofitel Plaza; Horizon hotel; Hotel de l'Opera Hanoi; Sheraton hotel or equivalent

Price includes
- Approval Letter for Vietnam Entry Visa on Arrival 1 month single
- Private tours with English speaking guide for the entire trip except leisure time
- A/C private transportation
- Entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites
- Transfers airport to the hotel and vice versa
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
- Private boat trip in Mekong Delta, Perfume River and Ha Long Bay
- Twin-share accommodation with daily breakfast; (A/C room)
- Domestic flight tickets on Vietnam Airlines: Ho Chi Minh - Hue & Hue - Hanoi

Price excludes
- International airport tax
- Visa stamps upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh of US$ 25.00/pax
- Other meals and drinks not mentioned
- Emergency Evacuation
- Tips and Personal expenses
- Personal insurance
- Other services not mentioned above.

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